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Burials and cremations

Cheshire West and Chester Council runs five cemeteries and the crematorium at Chester.

Cemetery and crematorium fees

Details of fees charged for burials and cremation can be found in the document below.

Cemetery rules and regulations

To help make sure the cemeteries and crematorium are safe, dignified and respectful places we have cemetery and crematorium rules. If you are thinking of purchasing a grave at one of our cemeteries please read the rules. They set out your responsibilities and also explain what will be accepted in the cemetery (including the permitted sizes of graves and memorials).

During the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, please maintain social distancing when visiting cemeteries.

Funeral service changes

The funeral service has been changed during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Casket burials

We will accept casket burials in certain circumstances. More information on casket burials is provided in the document below.

Further information

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